A comprehensive, weekly recap of the news and events that define ASD’s work and mission.

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take European reliance on Russian natural gas serves as a cautionary tale of what could come if Europe becomes dependent on China for 5G technology—although the risks this time around are higher, and Europe has significantly less time to addres [...]

2020-11-17T16:04:33-05:00November 17, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take ICYMI, in mid-2020, ASD convened a bipartisan task force of 30 leading experts to devise a national strategy for the United States to regain the initiative in the emerging competition against autocracies. Our new report builds upon the tas [...]

2020-11-10T15:56:32-05:00November 10, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take The next generation of Internet technologies will have an outsized impact on the geopolitical contest between democracy and authoritarianism. Democracies will need to take a multilateral, values-based approach to the development and use of [...]

2020-10-28T09:42:52-04:00October 27, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take This summer, ASD convened a group of experts for a simulation to assess how government, social media platforms, and campaigns’ policies and practices have adapted to face foreign interference since 2016. The exercise revealed that while si [...]

2020-10-20T15:19:23-04:00October 20, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Is the Trump administration’s maximum pressure campaign on Iran working? Tune in for GMF’s 30-minute live snap debate with Richard Nephew and Mark Dubowitz, moderated by ASD Middle East Fellow Ariane Tabatabai, on Thursday, October 15 [...]

2020-10-13T17:00:35-04:00October 13, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Please join GMF for a virtual discussion with U.S. election officials on preparations different states are making to mitigate election security risks on Monday, October 12, at 10:00am EDT/4:00pm CEST. Register here. Our Take Malign [...]

2020-10-07T10:06:04-04:00October 6, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Join us on Thursday, October 1 at 10:00am EDT/4:00pm CEST/5:00pm EEST for an interactive, virtual discussion on the threat malign financial activity poses to democracies across the transatlantic space, co-hosted by the European Centre [...]

2020-09-30T12:36:38-04:00September 30, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Join us on Thursday, October 1 at 10:00am EDT/4:00pm CEST/5:00pm EEST for an interactive, virtual discussion on the threat malign financial activity poses to democracies across the transatlantic space, co-hosted by the European Centre [...]

2020-09-23T12:54:03-04:00September 23, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Co-Directors Zack Cooper and Laura Rosenberger will join the Biden Institute at the University of Delaware for a virtual conversation on election security and combating disinformation on September 21 at 7:00pm EDT. Register here.  Ou [...]

2020-09-15T14:14:58-04:00September 15, 2020|By |
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